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WLI Presents: Creative Placemaking

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Join us October 11 to learn about the City of Boston and the development community’s efforts to support the arts and reap the myriad benefits of places that inspire. Creative placemaking animates public and private spaces, rejuvenates structures and streetscapes, improves local business viability and public safety, and brings diverse people together. When artistic interventions make spaces more livable, they add value to real estate and help worker retention. Join us to discuss the transition from arts centers or clusters of large arts and cultural institutions to contemporary creative placemaking that … Read More

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WLI Presents: Neighborhood Spotlight- Back Bay

WLI presents this program highlighting recent projects in the Back Bay neighborhood. Undaunted by complex air rights projects and lack of development sites, the real estate community is capitalizing on the neighborhood’s prime access to transit and the retail amenities of Newbury Street and the Prudential Center. Arguably the most livable of all Boston’s neighborhoods, Back Bay’s evolving residential and office sub-markets boast cross-generational appeal. Join us for a panel discussion including perspectives from the development and marketing teams on luxury high-rise 30 Dalton Street as well as planning and development stakeholders involved in the upcoming Back Bay/ South End … Read More

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Hotel Investment

Despite Strong Boston Hotel Market, Financing and Construction Cost Concerns Loom On Development Front By Michael Hoban, ULI Boston/New England Reporter While it should come as no surprise to observers of the real estate industry that Boston is one of the nation’s top performing hotel markets, panelists at last week’s ULI Boston/New England program, “Hotel Investment: What’s Hot in Boston” revealed that further development of supply for the market may be facing a few obstacles. Hosted at the offices of Goodwin Procter by the ULI Women’s Leadership Initiative, the program provided … Read More

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Hotel Investment: What’s Hot in Boston

Boston’s hotel development has increased substantially in the last few years. The rise of several high-profile hotels in the area sheds light on new trends, new neighborhoods, and new types of financing. ULI Boston/New England’s Women’s Leadership Initiative (WLI) brings you this panel discussion to explore the full spectrum of Boston hotel development, from public-private partnerships, to ultra-luxury brands. Join us for a conversation on how Boston compares to the national hotel market and what lies ahead for the region.   Panel: Fern Kanter (Moderator) – Partner and Executive Vice President, … Read More

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WLI Reception with Rachael Rollins

ULI Boston/New England’s Women’s Leadership Initiative hosts this evening reception with Rachael Rollins, former Chief Legal Counsel for the Massachusetts Port Authority. Rachael will discuss her experience working with the state, and her goals moving forward. Attendees will have the opportunity to ask questions in a social, round-table setting. Following the presentation, please join us for continued conversation, drinks, and refreshments during the networking reception. More about Rachael: Rachael is currently enrolled in an intensive Executive Leadership program at Harvard Business School. She previously served as the Chief Legal Counsel … Read More

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